Sony has unveiled its new full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sony a7S Mark III. The Alpha a7S III is the successor of Sony Alpha a7S II released in 2015. Now, the a7S Mark III offers a new image sensor and a new image processing engine. Sony a7S Mark III comes with a 12.1-megapixel image sensor and BIONZ XR image processing engine.
While the new Sony camera seems to be promising for photographers, the a7S Mark III lacks features like 8K video recording. This can be disappointing for many videographers as the a7s Mark II is a video-focused mirrorless camera. Plus, Canon recently launched the EOS R5 mirrorless camera with 8K video shooting. But Sony claims that the a7S Mark III shoots 4K videos in very dark light conditions.
Sony a7S Mark III: Specs and features
- Sony Alpha a7S III uses the E-mount system. The camera features a flip-out 3-inch LCD touch screen display. The camera brings a redesigned menu system with touch screen interface.
- The a7S Mark III comes with a 12.1-megapixel back-illuminated full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor and BIONZ XR image processing engine. The successor of Sony a7S Mark II features an ISO scale of 40-to-409,600.
- There is a fast hybrid autofocus system in the a7S Mark III with 759 point Phase detection AF sensors covering 92 per cent of the image sensor. The camera offers real-time eye AF and real-time tracking.
- For the video recording capabilities, Sony Alpha a7S III include 4K at 120p, 10 bit 4:2:2 color depth, All-Intra recording, XAVC HS format with H.265 codec and more.
- There is 5-axis optical in-body image stabilization in the new a7S Mark III for better handheld shots.
-The a7S Mark III comes with dual CF express Type A card slots.